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The Basics

How to Minimise Air Motor Freezing

Using the same basic principle as household refrigerators, air motor icing or freezing occurs when air is compressed and then rapidly depressurised.

Success Stories

Graco equipment helps to waterproof LEGOLAND Dubai

Graco equipment was used to prepare the surface and then spray a number of different coatings on 22,000 square meters of concrete in a new theme park in Dubai

The Basics

Why ATEX approval of the complete fireproofing system is vital

Designed for the application of epoxy intumescent fire protection coatings, the Graco XM PFP is the first and only system that is ATEX and IECEx certified for use in explosive atmospheres; it is rated for both electrical and mechanical construction.

The Basics

How to always spray epoxy PFP coatings on-ratio

Correct ratio assurance is critical to providing high quality when spraying intumescent fireproofing materials.

The Basics

A closer look at Graco’s XP Plural-Component Sprayers

What’s the difference between the standard airless and the high-flow (hf) airless versions?

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Why hotpotting isn’t as fast and inexpensive as you might think

Hotpotting or manual mixing is perceived as a fast and inexpensive method of mixing two components. But in the long term it’s neither.

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The environmentally-friendly alternative to hotpotting

An inherent disadvantage of hotpotting is that it requires large amounts of clean-up solvent. Is it time to clean up your act?

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How to avoid hotpotting inconsistency issues

Frustrated at getting inconsistent spray performance after manually mixing two components? There’s an easy solution …

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Three reasons to move from hotpotting to a plural-component machine

Discover the benefits of Graco’s XP and XM line of sprayers when you switch from hotpotting to a plural-component machine.

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Hotpotting: Are you throwing money away?

Mixing two components manually via “hotpotting” could be wasting significant amount of money. What’s a more cost-effective alternative?

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